August 23, 2010 - 11:34am
Plan your must-see arts events right now. Here's what's coming up in classical music, opera, and ballet this fall.
It's August, and even though the temperature is still hovering around 100 degrees, the season of sweating it out at outdoor festivals and buying $5 beers is over. Imagine the cushioned seats, the cool quiet auditoriums, and the hush before the curtain goes up. It sounds pretty good to me. Plus, the...
July 18, 2010 - 2:41pm
Catch singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds next Saturday at HullabaLOU Festival, bringing his wry songs and improvisational style to Churchill Downs.
Singer-songwriter Ben Folds will appear next Saturday at the HullabaLOU Festival at Churchill Downs. Folds is best known for his wryly humorous lyrics, piano skills, and a knack for witty stage banter during shows, as well as the ability to improvise.
July 1, 2010 - 1:11pm
The Louisville Orchestra will perform an Independence Day concert Saturday night at Jeffersonville's RiverStage as it begins its Summer Classics Series.
As the kick-off to its 2010 Summer Classics Series , the Louisville Orchestra will be performing an Independence Day celebration concert on Saturday, July 3, at the outdoor RiverStage in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Resident Conductor Jason Weinberger will lead the orchestra as they perform patriotic...
May 21, 2010 - 12:20am
Music Makes a City makes its premiere in Louisville at the Brown Theatre.
The River City Drum Corps supplies the beat for the Red Carpet event.
Director and producer Owsley Brown III introduces the film before the screening.
June 1, 2010 - 10:13am
Music Makes a City: A Louisville Orchestra Story premieres this Thursday, May 20, offering history buffs some rare film footage and archival views of our city in the 40s and 50s.
Having many times been in Kentucky Center's Robert Whitney Hall for orchestra, opera, and other musical performances, I confess that I've never really known much about its namesake. And, as a transplanted Louisvillian, my grasp of the city's history is still imperfect, if not completely lacking in...